Laird Connectivity Summit SOM 8M Plus SOM - Wi-Fi 5 + BLUETOOTH 5.3

Laird Connectivity Summit SOM 8M Plus SOM - Wi-Fi® 5 + BLUETOOTH® 5.3 is powered by the NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8M Plus Processor. The module has an 88W8997 wireless silicon coupled with onboard NXP PMICs (PCA9450CHN and PM823UK). An LPDDR4 RAM and eMMC 5.1 storage is combined with long-term support for Yocto Linux, a secure enclave, and Summit Linux FIPS Core Crypto. This allows for a comprehensive hardware and software solution throughout the product's lifecycle.


  • Advanced DVK with reference designs for display, camera, audio, LTE, GPS, power consumption profiling, PoE, battery usage, battery charging, USB 3.0 power, and a Wi-Fi 5 plus Bluetooth 5.3 module
  • Secure Enclave for secure boot, secure credential, and secure data storage, including Secure Manufacturing and Provisioning
  • Security and Software Life-Cycle Maintenance, support for Yocto Linux with CVE notification and remediation on long-term support versions that minimize the impact of changes and revisions
  • FIPS 140-3 Level 1 validation managed over the life of the product​


Published: 2022-04-07 | Updated: 2023-06-26